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Smith, Patricia K. (Patricia Kay), 1959-
Obesity among poor Americans : is public assistance the problem? / Patricia K. Smith
Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, c2009
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 Faculty authors/1st floor  RC628 .S64 2009    AVAILABLE
Faculty author: Patricia K. Smith
Subject(s) Obesity -- United States -- Etiology
Obesity -- Social aspects -- United States
Poverty -- Health aspects -- United States
Public welfare -- United States
Physical Description 197 p. ; 24 cm
Contents Trends in obesity, poverty, and public assistance -- The "public assistance causes obesity" hypothesis -- The "obesity causes public assistance" hypothesis -- The "poverty causes both public assistance and obesity" hypothesis -- The "factor X causes both obesity and welfare" hypothesis
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-187) and index
NOTE Faculty author: Patricia K. Smith

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